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Makoda 04-18-2012 10:44 PM

quiet horseshoes?
 
I have a problem with sensitive hearing due to shooting guns. I know its messed up but its what I am trying to deal with.

Anyway metal shoes are too loud, I tried the ground control plastic shoes and they are still just a bit too loud. Now I do own a pair of boots and they work but I am just looking for a cheaper solution if I can. I am wondering if there is anything else out there that others have tried.

Thanks in advance for your replies and to those who have already helped me.

waresbear 04-18-2012 10:47 PM

Maybe you could wear earplugs?

smrobs 04-18-2012 10:59 PM

^^That would also be my suggestion. Pretty much anything else (other than barefoot) is either going to be just as loud or much more expensive.

Makoda 04-18-2012 11:00 PM

And without getting into it completely, just know that ear plugs and muffs don't work. And honestly who would want to ride like that all day. The boots do work I am just looking for other alternatives.

I have also made some shoes out of rock crusher conveyor belting which seem to be working but they are just an experiment still at this point.


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